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Gowon a rare gift to Nigeria – Lalong

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Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Saturday described a former Head of State, Gen.Yakubu Gowon (retd), as a rare gift to the state, Nigeria and the world at large. Yakubu Gowon Lalong, in...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Expect changes soon, Fashola assures on infrastructure

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…Unfolds FG’s Housing Scheme plans for Nigerians The Federal Government plans to initiate a National Cooperative Housing Scheme in the country as a provision to bring the informal...

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The danger of a fixed narrative: Yes, a policeman can be your friend

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By Muyiwa Adetiba A young man left Nigeria over two decades ago a bitter man. He vowed never to set foot on Nigeria again and he has almost kept to his vows. Although his feet have only touched...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

NORTH REACTS TO OIL DISCOVERY: South will no longer see us as parasites

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…It will balance wealth equation in Nigeria …It will encourage criminality like it did in Niger Delta …Militancy will surface in the north …Agriculture in the north may be...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s request to pay Kogi N10b: Other states demand payment for projects executed

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…FG owes A’Ibom, Rivers, C’River over N267bn on road rehabilitation …As Taraba claims N40bn; Anambra, N12bn; Adamawa, N4.6bn; Plateau, N4bn By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor,...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Angry reactions, as death toll rises in Onitsha tragedy

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3 more dead bodies found in Ochanja market By Anayo Okoli, Vincent Ujumadu & Omeiza Ajayi THREE more dead bodies were recovered, yesterday, at the Ochanja Market in Onitsha, which got burnt...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

NiMet predicts thundry, cloudy conditions for Friday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thundry and cloudy conditions for Friday. NiMet’s weather outlook on Thursday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy condition with...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

SIP has added value to society – Plateau ALGON chair

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The Plateau State Chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, Mr. Ezekiel Pabuet has lauded the Social Investment Programme of the federal government as...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa to establish Oil Communities Dev Commission

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By Samuel Oyadongha – Yenagoa After years of agitations for a special development commission for oil-producing communities in Bayelsa, the state government has concluded plans to establish...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

UNICEF spends N2.4bn on Plateau in 5yrs

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF has reiterated its commitment to continue to collaborate with the Plateau State government in tackling problems in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Suspected armed robbers nabbed in Jos

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong A five man gang which specializes in snatching of cars and robbing of POS operators in Jos and its environs have been apprehended by the Plateau State Police Command in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest 17 suspects over various offences in Plateau

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The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 17 suspects for committing various offences in the state in the last four weeks. Suspects arrested in Jos. PHOTO: NAN The Commissioner of Police, Mr...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Plateau: How anchor borrowers’ scheme can curb farmers/herders conflicts

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The Anchor Borrowers’ programme of the federal government which was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in November, 2015 and implemented by the Central Bank of...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

CLO urges FG, states to set up functional fire service station on Onitsha-Enugu Highway

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The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), a civil society organization, on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to set up a functional fire service station on the Onitsha axis of Onitsha-Enugu...

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Persons with albinism suffer most discrimination in public spaces ― Survey

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A demographic and socioeconomic study of Persons with Albinism (PWAs) conducted in Oyo and Plateau States has revealed that PWAs suffer most discrimination in public places. Cross-section of...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →